PRODUCTS AND APPLICATIONS

Silcompa is able to offer its customers a wide variety of alcohols of agricultural origin, with different grades and purities, to meet the specific needs of each user.

Ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin

Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is a natural product, which is obtained from the fermentation and subsequent distillation of alcoholic raw materials of agricultural origin, such as sugar cane or beet molasses, and from cereals

It is an extremely versatile product with numerous properties, suitable for multiple uses:

  • it is an antibacterial
  • it is a natural disinfectant and sanitizer
  • it is an effective preservative
  • it is an excellent solvent
  • it is a known solubilizer for active
  • is a leading carrying agent for perfumed essences
  • it is useful for extracting the active ingredients from plants and flowers
  • it is a quick antifreeze
  • is a powerful reagent

Our products

NEUTRAL ALCOHOL

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NEUTRAL ETHYL ALCOHOL 96

Neutral alcohol from molasses and cereals 96°

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ORGANIC ETHYL ALCOHOL 96

Neutral alcohol 96° from organic farming

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ANHYDROUS NEUTRAL ETHYL ALCOHOL 100

99.9° anhydrous ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin

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FLAVORING SOLUTIONS

Blended alcohol for the food industry

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DENATURED ETHYL ALCOHOL FOR COSMETIC USE

special denatured alcohol on formulation as per MD 09/07/96 n.524 art.2 C.2 and 3

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SPECIAL DENATURED ETHYL ALCOHOL

Special denatured alcohol based on the customer’s formulation with Ministerial Authorization

TECHNICAL ALCOHOL

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FULLY DENATURED ALCOHOL

Denatured ethyl alcohol according to Reg. (EU) 2017/1112 of 22/06/2017

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SPECIAL DENATURED ETHYL ALCOHOL

Special denatured alcohol based on the customer’s formulation with Ministerial Authorization

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ETHYL ALCOHOL 96

Technical ethyl alcohol 96°

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ANHYDROUS ETHYL ALCOHOL 100

Technical ethyl alcohol 99.9°

OTHER PRODUCTS

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SOLVENTS

composite mixtures based on ethyl alcohol authorized by Customs Agency and formulated for specific industrial uses. Typical applications are those for antifreeze products and windshield wiper fluids. These are mixtures free from fiscal constraints, according to Legislative Decree 504/95.

Alcohol applications

Ethyl alcohol is one of the most used products in the industrial sector and there is no day in which each of us does not use ethyl alcohol. From cosmetic products to baked goods, from alcoholic beverages to medicines, from detergents to disinfectants: alcohol is present, in different quantities and alcohol levels, in many products for daily use.

There are many areas in which ethyl alcohol is used, as an ingredient or within the production process:

  • FOOD INDUSTRY
    Neutral alcohol of agricultural origin is widely used in the food sector. It is used for the production of alcoholic beverages, flavourings, vinegar, alcoholic confectionery preparations and for the preservation of food..
  • PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR
    The pharmaceutical industry makes extensive use of ethyl alcohol for the production of drugs and medicines in general.
  • COSMETIC AND PARAPHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR
    Denatured ethyl alcohol is used in the preparation of various products. We find it in hair sprays, perfumes and essences, deodorants, aftershaves, mouthwashes, cleansing wipes and cosmetics in general. It is also used to extract the active ingredients from plants and flowers.
  • CHEMICAL AND INDUSTRIAL SECTOR
    Due to its reactant and solvent properties, ethyl alcohol lends itself to multiple chemical and industrial uses. It is used for example in the production of food and technical inks, paints, cleaning products, antifreeze products. It is used as a reagent in many chemical industry processes.
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